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Guidelines for Consent Forms

A consent form should provide all the information needed for an individual to make an informed decision. In addition to providing the potential participant with written information, a verbal explanation, and adequate time for the potential participant to consider and ask questions should also be provided.

The invitation to participate in a research study should be presented in a way that avoids coercion or undue influence.

Use the following resources to draft a user-friendly consent form:

Document
Version
Description
Sample Consent Form REB-created document to aid in the creation of a study specific consent form
Sample Addendum to Consent Form (Draft) REB-created document to aid in the creation of an addendum to an existing study specific consent form.
Pregnancy Follow-Up Consent Form (Template) Template for consenting participants for follow-up upon pregnancy
Consent Form Guidance Instructions for writing a consent form. Contains Confidentiality Clauses

   
 
 
 
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